The first table below looks at the demand for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 17 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 734 553 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.31% 7.62% 7.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.70% 9.79% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 623 463 495
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,100 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £47,900 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5778 5651 5721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.19% 77.86% 76.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4597 4797 5028
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region.

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in the North West

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in the North West

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +9 397 £42,500 +13.33% 70
Cheshire +11 200 £38,000 +8.57% 32
Merseyside +6 77 £40,000 +14.28% 10
Lancashire +12 55 £43,750 +25.00% 14
Cumbria +3 5 £33,314 -16.71%
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 677 (45.87%) .NET
2 633 (42.89%) C#
3 551 (37.33%) SQL Server
4 535 (36.25%) SQL
5 500 (33.88%) ASP.NET
6 483 (32.72%) HTML
7 472 (31.98%) JavaScript
8 418 (28.32%) MVC
9 399 (27.03%) TDD
10 365 (24.73%) CSS
11 335 (22.70%) Scrum
12 288 (19.51%) OO
13 269 (18.22%) ASP.NET MVC
14 257 (17.41%) Java
15 253 (17.14%) jQuery
16 240 (16.26%) XML
17 222 (15.04%) WCF
18 214 (14.50%) Microsoft
19 199 (13.48%) .NET Framework
20 196 (13.28%) E-Commerce
20 196 (13.28%) Web Services
21 185 (12.53%) Windows
22 177 (11.99%) Finance
23 176 (11.92%) Degree
24 160 (10.84%) Web Development
25 158 (10.70%) Software Engineering
26 150 (10.16%) T-SQL
27 146 (9.89%) SQL Server 2008
28 143 (9.69%) Team Foundation Server
29 142 (9.62%) Project Management

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 69 (4.67%) SharePoint
2 48 (3.25%) IIS
3 43 (2.91%) Tomcat
4 32 (2.17%) CMS
4 32 (2.17%) WebSphere
5 22 (1.49%) Node.js
6 21 (1.42%) SAS
7 18 (1.22%) WebLogic
8 11 (0.75%) Apache
8 11 (0.75%) WordPress
9 10 (0.68%) Drupal
10 8 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
11 7 (0.47%) Confluence
11 7 (0.47%) Jetty
12 6 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (0.41%) Commerce Server
12 6 (0.41%) concrete5
13 5 (0.34%) IBM HTTP Server
13 5 (0.34%) MS Exchange
13 5 (0.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 111 (7.52%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.63%) MS Office
3 18 (1.22%) MS Project
4 17 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.75%) PowerPivot
6 7 (0.47%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.20%) RoboHelp
8 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.14%) SPSS
9 1 (0.068%) InDesign
9 1 (0.068%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.068%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 20 (1.36%) Visualfiles
2 7 (0.47%) Magento
3 4 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.27%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.27%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.14%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 45 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (1.96%) SaaS
3 11 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.20%) PaaS
4 3 (0.20%) IaaS
5 2 (0.14%) GitHub
5 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.068%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.068%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (3.59%) Internet
2 21 (1.42%) Intranet
3 14 (0.95%) HTTP
4 5 (0.34%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.34%) Ethernet
5 4 (0.27%) DNS
6 2 (0.14%) SSL
7 1 (0.068%) CTI
7 1 (0.068%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 551 (37.33%) SQL Server
2 146 (9.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 83 (5.62%) Relational Database
4 78 (5.28%) MySQL
5 66 (4.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 61 (4.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 43 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 40 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 34 (2.30%) Big Data
10 24 (1.63%) Oracle Database
11 21 (1.42%) RDBMS
11 21 (1.42%) DB2
11 21 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (1.15%) NoSQL
12 17 (1.15%) Hadoop
13 16 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 11 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
15 11 (0.75%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 143 (9.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 95 (6.44%) Visual Studio
3 90 (6.10%) Selenium
4 66 (4.47%) Git (software)
5 50 (3.39%) JIRA
5 50 (3.39%) Eclipse
6 49 (3.32%) NUnit
7 43 (2.91%) MSTest
8 40 (2.71%) JUnit
9 36 (2.44%) Maven
10 33 (2.24%) Subversion
11 32 (2.17%) Moq
12 30 (2.03%) Rhino Mocks
13 27 (1.83%) Cucumber
13 27 (1.83%) Jenkins
14 22 (1.49%) Selenium IDE
15 20 (1.36%) SpecFlow
15 20 (1.36%) Ant
16 18 (1.22%) Hudson
17 17 (1.15%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 177 (11.99%) Finance
2 76 (5.15%) Retail
3 63 (4.27%) Marketing
4 33 (2.24%) Legal
5 23 (1.56%) Games
5 23 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 22 (1.49%) Law
7 19 (1.29%) Automotive
8 13 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 13 (0.88%) Financial Institution
9 11 (0.75%) Advertising
10 10 (0.68%) Publishing
10 10 (0.68%) Billing
11 7 (0.47%) Banking
11 7 (0.47%) Back Office
12 5 (0.34%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.27%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.20%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.20%) Local Government
14 3 (0.20%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 949 (64.30%) Developer
2 285 (19.31%) .NET Developer
3 281 (19.04%) C# Developer
4 239 (16.19%) Senior Developer
5 181 (12.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 165 (11.18%) Java Developer
7 158 (10.70%) Analyst
8 112 (7.59%) Web Developer
9 108 (7.32%) Project Manager
10 99 (6.71%) Senior C# Developer
11 98 (6.64%) ASP.NET Developer
12 97 (6.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 82 (5.56%) Software Developer
14 72 (4.88%) Tester
15 68 (4.61%) Team Leader
16 64 (4.34%) Business Analyst
17 57 (3.86%) Software Tester
18 56 (3.79%) Senior .NET Developer
19 44 (2.98%) Software Engineer
19 44 (2.98%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 677 (45.87%) .NET
2 500 (33.88%) ASP.NET
3 483 (32.72%) HTML
4 365 (24.73%) CSS
5 269 (18.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 253 (17.14%) jQuery
7 240 (16.26%) XML
8 222 (15.04%) WCF
9 199 (13.48%) .NET Framework
10 196 (13.28%) Web Services
11 140 (9.49%) HTML5
12 130 (8.81%) Spring
13 112 (7.59%) Ajax
14 110 (7.45%) Hibernate
15 108 (7.32%) WPF
16 107 (7.25%) LINQ
17 104 (7.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 91 (6.17%) J2EE
19 89 (6.03%) SOAP
20 88 (5.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 79 (5.35%) Computer Science
2 67 (4.54%) Mobile App
3 62 (4.20%) N-Tier
4 61 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
5 42 (2.85%) Open Source
6 36 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
7 24 (1.63%) Social Media
8 18 (1.22%) Informatics
8 18 (1.22%) W3C
9 17 (1.15%) NHS
10 12 (0.81%) Visualisation
11 11 (0.75%) Management Information System
12 10 (0.68%) Mathematics
12 10 (0.68%) Statistics
12 10 (0.68%) iPhone
13 9 (0.61%) Digital Media
14 8 (0.54%) Replication
15 7 (0.47%) Animation
16 6 (0.41%) FMCG
16 6 (0.41%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 185 (12.53%) Windows
2 78 (5.28%) Linux
3 68 (4.61%) Apple iOS
4 59 (4.00%) Android
5 50 (3.39%) UNIX
6 22 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.54%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (0.34%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.27%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.20%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.14%) AIX
13 2 (0.14%) CentOS
13 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.14%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.068%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (28.32%) MVC
2 399 (27.03%) TDD
3 335 (22.70%) Scrum
4 288 (19.51%) OO
5 196 (13.28%) E-Commerce
6 160 (10.84%) Web Development
7 158 (10.70%) Software Engineering
8 142 (9.62%) Project Management
9 135 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
10 86 (5.83%) Kanban
11 81 (5.49%) Unit Testing
12 80 (5.42%) PRINCE2
13 74 (5.01%) Software Testing
14 73 (4.95%) UML
15 70 (4.74%) Pair Programming
16 69 (4.67%) Web Application Development
17 68 (4.61%) BDD
18 64 (4.34%) User Stories
19 59 (4.00%) Test Scripting
20 57 (3.86%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 633 (42.89%) C#
2 535 (36.25%) SQL
3 472 (31.98%) JavaScript
4 257 (17.41%) Java
5 150 (10.16%) T-SQL
6 77 (5.22%) PHP
7 67 (4.54%) VB.NET
8 46 (3.12%) Ruby
9 44 (2.98%) C++
10 29 (1.96%) C
11 19 (1.29%) Python
12 18 (1.22%) XQuery
13 17 (1.15%) Objective-C
14 16 (1.08%) TypeScript
15 15 (1.02%) VBA
16 14 (0.95%) Perl
17 12 (0.81%) VB
17 12 (0.81%) Prolog
18 11 (0.75%) XPath
19 10 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 176 (11.92%) Degree
2 61 (4.13%) ISEB
3 36 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (1.96%) MCP
5 28 (1.90%) MCSD
6 26 (1.76%) MCAD
6 26 (1.76%) MCTS
7 25 (1.69%) Security Cleared
8 24 (1.63%) ISTQB
9 15 (1.02%) HND
10 11 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 9 (0.61%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.20%) NVQ Level 3
13 2 (0.14%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.14%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.14%) OCPJP
14 1 (0.068%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (8.40%) QA
2 10 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.20%) SLA
5 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (1.02%) XenApp
1 15 (1.02%) XenDesktop
2 14 (0.95%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (1.08%) Puppet
2 13 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (0.61%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.14%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 214 (14.50%) Microsoft
2 102 (6.91%) Oracle
3 33 (2.24%) JBoss
4 21 (1.42%) Adobe
4 21 (1.42%) VMware
5 20 (1.36%) IBM
6 19 (1.29%) Zend
7 18 (1.22%) Sencha
7 18 (1.22%) Sybase
8 15 (1.02%) Citrix
9 14 (0.95%) Sitecore
10 13 (0.88%) SAP
11 12 (0.81%) ATG
12 10 (0.68%) Facebook
12 10 (0.68%) Business Objects
13 9 (0.61%) Twitter
14 7 (0.47%) Perforce
14 7 (0.47%) Dundas
14 7 (0.47%) HP
15 6 (0.41%) Atlassian
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